Formerly, Sundaresan was with Axis Bank as Group Executive-Corporate & Transaction Banking. Prior to this, he has worked for around twenty years (1998-2017) with Standard Chartered Bank as part of corporate banking business and the last role being head of wholesale banking business for the bank in India. In his banking career, he has worked on financing and strategic solutions for diversified Indian business conglomerates including the Tata group, Reliance, Aditya Birla, Vedanta, Larsen & Toubro, RPG and also with leading MNCs investing into India. Sundaresan started his career with IDBI and also served as a rating analyst with CRISIL.
Sundaresan holds an MBA in Finance from FMS, University of Delhi and a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from REC, Bhopal.